Commencement - May 3 & 4

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Dr. Thompson’s professional career has been with Fortune 500 companies that focus on construction and building products in senior executive positions.  Specifically: United Technologies (Carrier Corp and Otis Corp), Siemens,  and Stanley-Black and Decker.  In these roles, he has had broad domestic and international P&L experience. During this period,  he traveled and worked in all the major continents. He also has experience as an entrepreneur having founded a company that manufactured and distributed products in North and South America in conjunction with a joint venture partner in Switzerland.

His PhD is in Global Leadership and Organizational Management and his dissertation topic focused on strategic decision-making and innovation comparing construction industry leaders in the USA and Switzerland.  He has an MBA in Marketing and Management from Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management. Additionally, he has several certificates in strategic management, brand management, digital marketing, and leadership. Dr. Thompson has considerable experience teaching at the MBA and Doctoral levels.

Dr. Thompson is originally from Ottawa, Canada, and attended university on an athletic scholarship. He is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys playing softball, hockey, and golf.  He lives in the Austin, Texas area with his wife although they have also lived in several other domestic and international locations.

PhD, Global Leadership and Organizational Management - Indiana
MBA, Marketing and Management - Syracuse

  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Economics and Finance

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